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Dr. Shanthala Murthy

MBBS

Cardiologist, Mumbai

17 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
Dr. Shanthala Murthy MBBS Cardiologist, Mumbai
17 Years Experience  ·  250 at clinic
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Dr. Shanthala Murthy is an experienced Cardiologist in Mumbai, Mumbai. She has been a successful Cardiologist for the last 17 years. She studied and completed MBBS . You can visit her at Raghunath Children's Clinic in Mumbai, Mumbai. You can book an instant appointment online with Dr. Shanthala Murthy on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - JN Medical College - 2000
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I generally sleep up side down and when I wake up I feel pain in my chest and heart area. Please tell me do I need to see a doctor I have stopped sleeping that way what else I should do? Please help me!

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I generally sleep up side down and when I wake up I feel pain in my chest and heart area. Please tell me do I need to...
Its a muscular pain and I will suggest you to do aerobics exercise regularly and decrease the fat intake in daily food items and that pain will go away automatically.
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I am 76 years old. I have high bp. The left part of my body is paralyzed for around 3 days. Now I am experiencing shocks in my whole body It have that energy which can't be controlled by men. It is really giving problem. please help me. What shall I do to get cure from this disease?

PGP In Diabetologist, Fellowship in non-invasive Cardiology, MD - Medicine, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Delhi
I am 76 years old. I have high bp.
The left part of my body is paralyzed for around 3 days. Now I am experiencing sho...
You could be suffering from a stroke (cva) which has resulted in paralysis on the left side .Please consult a good neurologist /Physician and get a ct scan of the brain urgently. you should not waste time .
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I am getting chest pain regularly since last six months? What should I do to get free from the problem?

MBBS, cc USG
General Physician, Gurgaon
I am getting chest pain regularly since last six months? What should I do to get free from the problem?
You may be having chest pain due to 1.acidity. 2. severe anxiety 3. muscular problem Local application of Volini gel 1% twice a day for 2-3 day Consult Physician/me for Further Management
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I am 42 years old been through bypass surgery 8 years back nowadays while walking after 5 minutes I start having lil pain and heaviness un my chest and I continue walking then it goes high and afted few minutes if I continue walking it decreases gradually and becomes normal. I have done my all tests done and they are normal. Kindly suggest.

Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS), MD - Ayurveda
Ayurveda, Mumbai
Dear , you had a bypass at an age of 34 which is very young. When you say your reports are normal if possible please share. Since when this problem has started. I feel there would be an issue with one of the graft when you start walking there is an ischemia which is gradually getting covered through a collateral as you proceed with the exercise. It could be a fairly dangerous and my opinion is that you please do not neglect the same. In investigations I would like to suggest a cardiac pet ct with a myocardial viability done along with if possible a nuclear medical stress test. Continue with your medications. For more information please write to me.
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How does blood pressure increase what we should do to balance it please give some tips.

MD - Consultant Physician
Cardiologist, Kolkata
How does blood pressure increase what we should do to balance it please give some tips.
Balanced diet, proper exercise & yoga, away from abnomal thoughts, regular intake of medicine for bp will keep it balanced.

I want to know that what is best treatment of hypertension. Alopetik ayurvedic ya homyopetik What is good for me. I was suffering from high bp before 10 month. Now it is under control. But when I felt high bp first time my stomach is moving up and down with pulse. Is it harmful for me? Can I drink alcohol if yes then how much quantity I can take in it?

MBBS, DMRD, MD - Radio Diagnosis, FIIM(Ayurved), D.SC, Post Doctoral Fellowship of Institute of Indian Medicine, Ph.D
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Ahmednagar
I want to know that what is best treatment of hypertension. Alopetik ayurvedic ya homyopetik
What is good for me. I w...
Dear If your present BP is normal, forget every thing Brisk walk, meditations will help. Enjoy beet root with food as salad.
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I am a Doctor. I have recently detected Hypertension since one month. I went cardiologist nearby and he starts Tab. Amlovas 5 my since one month back Now l feel better. So Doctor what you will be suggest for me how long Tab. Amlovas 5 mg to be taken?

MBBS, MD - Medicine, DM - Cardiology, Fellowship in Interventional Cardiology, Interventional Cardiology and Cardiac Electrophysiology
Cardiologist, Delhi
I am a Doctor. I have recently detected Hypertension since one month. I went cardiologist nearby and he starts Tab. A...
Blood pressure medication are meant to be taken for long term, the dose should be decreased or stopped only with advise of your physician.
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I am 67 my uric acid is high 8.13 and cholesterol 34.6 Pl suggest me medicine to cure. I have pain in right side of waist it creates problem in walking.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am 67 my uric acid is high 8.13 and cholesterol 34.6 Pl suggest me medicine to cure. I have pain in right side of w...
Normal level are 2.4-6 mg/dl in male and in female and 3.4-7 mg/dl. High uric acid can cause gout, arthritis, kidney stone) 1. Avoid protein rich diets like mutton, egg, fish, sea food (sardines)/prawn 2. Avoid pulses, lentill, mushrooms, green leafy vegetablles like broccoli, cauli flower, cabbage, spinach, beans, peas 3. Take fruits like apple, banana, orange, black cherry, lime etc 4. Drink plenty of water (8-10 glass) daily 5. Avoid alcohol and caffeinated drinks, excess sweets cakes/cookies 6. Reduce weight if overweight
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Hello sir. My BP was 169/122. Heart Beat was 106. I also have fear, shortness of breathing, racing thoughts (sometimes), sleepiness, frequent dreams, nervousness, Head Heaviness. Unable to clam down. Always having fear of what is happening with me? I have consulted neurologist .and he prescribed me Valkem OD 250 (2 tab) per day and. Rexipra 5 mg one at morning. He Also advised me for a cardiac checkup. After cardiac check up ECG AND ECHO are ok. Doctor prescribed me TAZLOC BETA50 one at morning. Medication started 15 days ago. Now all day I feel sleepy, low mood, headheaviness, nervousness. shortness of breath. Is it due the medicines. Sir can I be curable?

PhD, Human Energy Fields, Diploma in PIP, EFI, Aura scanning for Health evaluation; Energy field assessment, Fellowship Cardiac Rehabilitation, Cardiac Rehabilitation, MD (Ayur - Mind Body Med), Mind Body Medicine
Non-Invasive Conservative Cardiac Care Specialist, Pune
Hello sir. My BP was 169/122. Heart Beat was 106. I also have fear, shortness of breathing, racing thoughts (sometime...
You are being medicated for your nervous symptoms. These medicines are surely to have side effect of drowsiness, sleeepy feeling like you are feeling now. If you are able to learn different methods to relax your body and mind with proper yogasana, proper diet, meditation, you will not need any of these medicines. All your medical reports are within normal limits. If you remain medicine dependent, in future your health is likely to suffer. Try to learn at a reputed Yoga Pranayama center.
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I used to have chest-pain occasionally. They arise for small interval of time but they are pretty much painful. Once a week I experience it.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I used to have chest-pain occasionally.
They arise for small interval of time but they are pretty much painful.
Once ...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, Physical and mental strain,hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4.Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food,high calorie and cholesterol rich diet.Take small frequent meals(5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals).If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5.Do Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6.Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7.Avoid smoking,alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Take paracetamol 500mg one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10.if you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your BP, take ECG and consult cardiologist 11.Consult me for further advice
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Actually I have pain in center of my chest inside there are no problem with rest Position but when I push it and do work out then it has pain, I think in lungs problem but I am not sure about it.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
Actually I have pain in center of my chest inside there are no problem with rest Position but when I push it and do w...
1.For your age pain chest could be due to anxiety, stress, depression, Physical and mental strain, hyper acidity, muscular problem 2. Avoid stress and strain 3.Do regular exercise, reduce your weight if over weight. 4.Control your diet. Avoid oily/spicy/fried and junk food, high calorie and cholesterol rich diet. Take small frequent meals (5-6 meals/day instead of three heavy meals. If you have hyper acidity take one tablet of pan 40 in the morning before breakfast daily for few days 5.Do Yoga, Meditation, deep breathing exercise like pranayama etc. It will calm your mind, control your emotion and relieve stress. 6.Have sound sleep for 7-8 hours daily. 7.Avoid smoking, alcohol, excess tea/coffee, if you are having 8. Drink plenty of water and take rest 9. Takecrocin Advance one tablet sos after food up to a maximum of three tablets per day at the time of chest pain 10. If you have recurrent attack of chest pain check your BP, take ECG, X ray chest and consult physician for advice and treatment.
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I have high blood pressure 170/100, and also having pain in the right side ,below the ribs. What medicine should be taken?

BHMS
Homeopath, Greater Noida
I have high blood pressure 170/100, and also having pain in the right side ,below the ribs. What medicine should be t...
U have to take proper and regular treatment in homoeopathy. Some medicine as rauwolfia serpentine Q and Digitalis 30 has good result in such case and tell ur proper case history as how and when it started whether you have any addiction or disease and avoid oily and spicy food u will definitely get benefited by this treatment
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I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks I have chest pain whenever I cough hard please suggested to me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am suffering from dry cough for the last 2 weeks I have chest pain whenever I cough hard please suggested to me.
1. Do warm saline gurgling 3-4 times daily 2. Take viscodyne d syrup 2tsf thrice daily 3. You may have to take antibiotic along with it and carry out investigations like blood and xray chest after consulting physician, if no relief4. Avoid smoking if you smoke 5. Consult me for further advice.
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Hi doc. I have a heart beat of 120 at sleeping time or normal time. And about near 140 at the time of exercise. So what should I do? Is this a thing to worry about. Please suggest. I am also diabetic. Thank you.

fellowship in diabetes, Professional Training in Mind Body Medicine, MS, MBBS
Bariatrician, Ahmedabad
Hi doc. I have a heart beat of 120 at sleeping time or normal time. And about near 140 at the time of exercise. So wh...
I understand your concern because, this kind of extra weight is breeding ground for many diseases (blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, certain kind of cancers, arthritis etc), which can affect the quality of your life ahead. This is a lifestyle related issue and it can be surely treated with intensive lifestyle modification program. Most people who are fat are made to feel that it is because you lack will power, you are lethargic and a weak person. But that is definitely not true. It is your your hormones which have made you fat and keeping you fat. Unless we make correct diagnosis and and create a diet and lifestyle plan to correct that hormonal abnormalities you will not be able to lose weight for long term. Avoid all junk food and all sweet food. Low fat diet does not work for majority of people. Eat wholesome nutritious food full of fibres, good quality fat like ghee and coconut etc. Don't focus on calories but on nutritional density and diversity. Simultaneously working on exercise and diet will surely help. Best rate to lose weight is 1/2 kg per week. If that happens, it is least likely to go high again in future. You do not have to do rigorous exercise to lose weight but start with something small. Let us say 8 minute workout. Go to you tube and type 8 minute workout and you will see many options. Pick one which you like and can do. Trying to lose weight in very short time will need some form of crash diet. Even if you lose weight doing this kind of crash diet, you will get it all back within no time and all the gain will be mainly fat. Not good for your health. Be gentle and patient with yourself. Demonstrate commitment in your persistent efforts. Make comprehensive change in diet, exercise, sleep and stress in your routine. This is called lifestyle medicine. If you can not do it on your own, find some expert who can help you in this over extended period of time. Best wishes.
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My grandmother is have much problem in taking breath. She usually just move some steps and she is tired. She also usually have chest pain. How to cope with this problem.

Fellowship in Cardiology, MD, MBBS
General Physician, Delhi
My grandmother is have much problem in taking breath. She usually just move some steps and she is tired. She also usu...
She will be ok with some antianginals and dietary supplements. I dont think she may be able to do a stress test. Her vital capacity of lungs is low. She may do some breathing exercises that may benefit her.
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My mother has been suffering from right knee pain from last 5 years. I have visited my doctors and hospitals. There was temporary relief from the knee pain but no permanent solution. She is a high blood pressure and diabetic patient. She takes gluconorm and telma-am daily. Sir, please help me? What should I do now?

MPT - Orthopedic Physiotherapy
Physiotherapist, Jaipur
My mother has been suffering from right knee pain from last 5 years. I have visited my doctors and hospitals. There w...
Main cause of all their problems is increase fat on their body. The ideal weight must be 50 kg. It increase pressure on their knees, heart, blood vessels. So reduce 20 kg weight and you see all problems are gone. For weight reduction use steps: 1. Morning brisk walk at least 2 km. 2. Stop eating fried, non vegetarian, dairy products. 3. Vegetables, fruits, serials, grains use in food. 4. Use hot packs for pain. 5. Gym cycling, breathing exercises.
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How do blood pressure in age of twenty four year old boy. And how do control of this presser.

BHMS
Homeopath, Faridabad
How do blood pressure in age of twenty four year old boy. And how do control of this presser.
Hello, You do have hypertension? Right! Few lifestyle changes can help you in controlling and preventing the high blood pressure, even if you're taking blood pressure medication. Eat healthy foods. Consume more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, poultry, fish and low-fat dairy foods. Eat less saturated fat and trans fat. Decrease the salt in your diet. So, avoid eating processed foods, such as canned soups or frozen dinners which contains extra salt in it. Keeping a healthy weight, or losing weight if you're overweight or obese, can help you control your high blood pressure and lower your risk of related health problems. Increase physical activity which can help lowering your blood pressure, manage stress, reduce your risk of several health problems. Get indulged in regular exercising (if your doctor allows you). Limit alcohol. Even if you're healthy, alcohol can raise your blood pressure. If you choose to drink alcohol, do so in moderation. Don't smoke. Tobacco injures blood vessel walls and speeds up the process of hardening of the arteries. Reduce stress as much as possible. Practice healthy coping techniques, such as muscle relaxation, deep breathing or meditation. Getting regular physical activity and plenty of sleep can help, too. Monitor your blood pressure at home. Medication: Take Schwabe’s Essentia Aurea/ thrice daily which is a cardio-tonic which helps in maintaining blood pressure, improves muscle tone of the heart and narrowing of blood vessels.
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I am taking high blood pressure medicine last 10 months, I got married last year in feb. 2015. When I was start the medicine and on till date I am lack in my libido. Please advice me in detail.

BHMS
Homeopath,
I am taking high blood pressure medicine last 10 months, I got married last year in feb. 2015. When I was start the m...
Dear lybrate user, loss of libido is one of the side effects of the medication for high blood pressure. Now you surely need to take sexual medicines. You can try a home therapy to boost your sexual performance. Soak 4-5 dry dates (khurma khajur) in a cup of lukewarm milk before going to bed daily. On waking up next morning eat those soaked dry dates & discard the milk. Repeat the process daily. This therapy often gives effective result within 15 days there are many conventional allopathic sexual pills in market such as adegra, viagra, penegra etc. Refrain yourself from using such pills as those pills contain a steroid called sildenafil. This steroid has a unique temporary effect on erectile problems. Patients using these pills for first time often report that their penis remain strong even after ejaculation. Such effects leads the patients to use sildenafil for prolonged course of time as they often feel that a full erection is possible only after taking sildenafil. Moreover it is very low cost & easy availability of this steroid has made it quite common as sexual medicine. But the bitter truth is prolonged use of sildenafil will permanently disable the normal physiological process behind erection & will render your body to become solely dependent upon sildenafil for erection. As a result you won't feel any slightest normal erection without taking sildenafil. This is an irreversible condition & it cannot be treated by any means. Once you attain this condition you become a life-time customer of that steroid sildenafil because you have to take sildenafil in order to satisfy your partner. As prevention is always better than cure I would advise you to check the composition of any sexual pills before buying. Discard any sexual pills which contains sildenafil in its composition. There are other compositions like tadalafil, citadel etc which gives unique result than sildenafil.
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